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Tracfone’s Anti-Fraud Controls and Law Enforcement Actions to Stop Cell Phone Trafficking

by Dan Baker

Tracfone’s Anti-Fraud Controls and Law Enforcement Actions to Stop Cell Phone Trafficking

A conversation with an executive at Tracfone Wireless leads to lessons on MVNO fraud control and the significant law enforcement steps Tracfone is taking to stop cellphone trafficking, curb the violent of organized crime, and bring people to justice.

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Deep Fraud Investigations: Mavenir and the Role of Machine Learning in IRSF Control

interview with Ilia Abramov & Marie Casey

Machine Learning-based fraud protection promises an answer to blocking fraud with precision, especially in roaming and nextgen mobile networks.  An ML champion discusses unusual and interesting fraud schemes uncovered by deep investigations.

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Why SIM Box Bypass Fraud is a Growing Concern in A2P SMS, Especially on the Roaming Side

interview with Philippe Orsini

ASP SMS traffic is a big money maker for operators, but fraudulent routing remains a big issue.  Learn about the highly complex scheme fraudsters use to exploit Europe’s popular roam-like-home tariffs to bypass SMS aggregators and spike up interconnect costs.

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Dynamic Reference Data: How Symmetry Helps O2 UK Simplify its Processes, Reduce Errors, and Keep its Businesses in Synch From DATA MANAGEMENT

Dynamic Reference Data: How Symmetry Helps O2 UK Simplify its Processes, Reduce Errors, and Keep its Businesses in Synch

interview with Nev Phillips & Luke Taylor

How a master data system can enable an a operator to exploit its reference data to: 1) update linchpin data across the enterprise; 2) simplify complex enterprise processes; and 3) get quick answers to assurance and marketing questions.

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Safety in Numbers and NRTRDE: Syniverse’s Strategy to Constantly Enrich Its Mobile Fraud Intelligence

interview with James Stewart

A discussion on NRTRDE, the Near Real Time Roaming Data Exchange, the complexity of the roaming settlement process, and the fraud challenges mobile operators face as their subscribers roam.

Araxxe on the Art of Deception and Analysis in SIM Box Fraud Warfare From FRAUD CONTROL

Araxxe on the Art of Deception and Analysis in SIM Box Fraud Warfare

interview with Philippe Orsini

A temporary call-forwarding method of foiling SIM Box fraudster attempts to detect test calls via a white list.  Also discussed: how wholesale pricing trends can measure the pulse of SIM Box fraud activity in a market.

TELUS Analytics Users Get Productivity Boost from Internal Team of Data Access & Showcasing Experts-for-Hire From ANALYTICS

TELUS Analytics Users Get Productivity Boost from Internal Team of Data Access & Showcasing Experts-for-Hire

interview with Mange Kumarasamy

How a large organization with hundreds of analytics users gets help from an  internal Big Data team who sources multiple back-end databases; builds tailored reports; and drives campaigns that answer strategic questions for users.

Oculeus Launches IRSF Fraud Defense-in-Depth for Enterprises; Cloud Service Screens & Blocks Calls at PBX From FRAUD CONTROL

Oculeus Launches IRSF Fraud Defense-in-Depth for Enterprises; Cloud Service Screens & Blocks Calls at PBX

interview with Arnd Baranowski

A revolutionary IRSF fraud service stops and blocks fraud at the enterprise PBX.  The story explains the service’s SIP signaling, global PBX registration, security, and plans for telecoms to offer the service to their enterprise customers.

Subex Juggles a Wide Variety of Business Assurance and Big Data Analytics Use Cases From REVENUE ASSURE

Subex Juggles a Wide Variety of Business Assurance and Big Data Analytics Use Cases

interview with Rohit Maheshwari

A expert in business assurance solutions explains top use cases such as: IoT security, big data analytics/AI, network asset optimization, multi-player gaming assurance, onboarding mobile subs, and AI customer analytics.

MTN Agility: Mastering Exponential Technologies in Revenue/Fraud Assurance and Beyond From REVENUE ASSURE

MTN Agility: Mastering Exponential Technologies in Revenue/Fraud Assurance and Beyond

interview with Danie Maritz & Tony Sani & Luke Taylor

An in-depth look at RAFM operations and innovation at the MTN Group.  Topics discussed include RA/fraud control challenges, strategies, and MTN’s journey to exploit exponential tech (AI, robotics, and ML) in its RAFM program and support of internal non-telco businesses.

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